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Police Officer - Hiring for 2 positions

$5,310 – $8,206 monthly

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/27/23

Job Description

Police Officer - Hiring for 2 positions

Job No: 527357
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Unit 8 - SUPA - State University Police Association, Probationary, Full Time, Safety

Job Summary

The Police Officer is responsible for providing community leadership to establish a secure and peaceful environment that enhances the learning atmosphere. They will directly support the Watch Commander or Unit Supervisor in achieving this goal. The incumbent receives detailed instructions and broad guidelines on the performance of his/her duties and responsibilities. Independence in judgments and methods of operations will be expected, ensuring that all actions conform to the parameters of department policy.
Key Responsibilities

  • Handles criminal and non-criminal cases; problems of safety; and public service situations. Investigates criminal occurrences.
  • interacts with the community, establishing a sense of personal safety and promoting the public trust throughout the community
  • Writes reports which accurately describe events as they occur or as they are described to the employee. Includes detailed accident diagrams or crime scenes as needed.
  • Participates in training which includes classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of law enforcement methods, traffic control and arrest & safety procedures.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must meet employment requirements established by P.O.S.T and state law. Must Possess Basic P.O.S.T Certificate
Physical Summary
  • Heavy work - Job involves lifting more than 40 pounds. Approximately half of the incumbent's time will be spent walking, standing, squatting, kneeling, or climbing.
Licenses / Certificates

Valid California Driver's License

University Police

Police Officer

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,310 - $8,206 per month

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base
  • Full-time regualr position. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
  • Employee may be required to work overtime.
  • The incumbent may rotate among day, evening and night tours of duty and may be required to rotate among various assignments at the discretion of the Field Operations Lieutenant or the Chief of Police.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .

We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: May 09, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.